Natural gas utilisation and economic growth nexus in Nigeria
Abdullahi Muazu, Q Yu
This study investigates the relationship between natural gas utilization and economic growth in Nigeria. The study adopted Vector Error Correction Model for long run cointegration, pairwise granger causality for causal relationship between study variables. The finding depicts a positive relationship between natural gas utilization and economic growth in Nigeria and also unidirectional causal relationship from natural gas utilization to economic growth. The study, therefore, recommends intensive investment in modern gas utilization infrastructure and aggressive adherence to the zero gas flaring policy with a view to increasing natural gas utilization.